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Re: --!> comment ends [was: RE: HTML5-warnings - request to publish as next heartbeat WD]

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Sun, 16 Aug 2009 02:52:48 +0000 (UTC)
To: Jim Jewett <jimjjewett@gmail.com>
Cc: HTML WG Public List <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0908160248450.18950@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Sat, 15 Aug 2009, Jim Jewett wrote:
> Ian Hickson wrote:
> > 
> > BTW, Manu, another one I just remember is the comment termination 
> > parsing rules, specifically whether we should continue to support the 
> > --!>/-- > comment terminators.
> 
> I understand that they should not be considered conforming.  But is 
> there really any doubt that User Agents should support them for 
> backwards compatibility?

There is as much doubt regarding this as there is regarding many of the 
warnings currently in Manu's draft.

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